Event Details

Join us to help brainstorm a new vision for the Democratic Party in 2018 and beyond!

Speakers Include:

Karen Finney
Fellow, Harvard's Institute of Politics
fmr Strategic Communications Adviser, Hillary For America
fmr Host, MSNBC's "Disrupt with Karen Finney"
fmr Director of Communications, Democratic National Committee

Emily Sussman
Campaign Director
Center For American Progress Action Fund

Yasmine Taeb
Virginia DNC Committeewoman
(Former Candidate, DNC Vice Chair of Voter Engagement)

This Summit will feature an overview of the Task Force, the results from our Survey (which will crowdsource messaging and policy ideas from grassroots groups nationwide), a panel discussion on the future of Democratic messaging, breakout sessions to recruit new members for the “Issue Teams,” messaging discussions with grassroots groups, as well as networking opportunities.


6:00-6:30 Check-In, Networking, And Cash Bar
6:30-6:35 Nuchhi Currier: Welcome
6:35-6:45 Ricardo Coleman: The Task Force, Issue Team Instructions, Survey Results
6:45-6:50 Ivan Edward: An Overview Of The Agenda And Intro Panel
6:50-7:10 Karen Finney: The Good And Bad Of 2016 Messaging And Going Forward
7:10-7:20 Emily Susman: "Resist.Rebuild.Reclaim","New Progressive Agenda For The 21st Century"
7:20-7:30 Yasmine Taeb: How DNC And Grassroots Activists Can Work Together Inc. The DNC Resolution Process
7:30-7:45 Panel Discussion And Q&A
7:45-8:35 Issue Team Discussions
8:35-8:45 Report-Out From Issue Teams Leaders

Please complete our Survey so your ideas for a National Message can be heard:

Contact Ricardo Coleman or Aileen “Alex” Alex for questions, comments, and volunteer opportunities!

  • When: Tuesday, Jan. 23 - 11:00 pm
    Wednesday, Jan. 24 1:30 am

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